How to customize an Xbox Wireless Controller with the Xbox Accessories app

If you want to customize an Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, see Use the Xbox Accessories app to configure your Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.

To learn about customizing an Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, see Use the Xbox Accessories app to customize your Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2.

How to open the app

The Xbox Accessories app comes pre-installed on the Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and original Xbox One console. Press the Xbox button to open the guide, select My games & apps > See all > Apps, then choose Xbox Accessories.

To open the Xbox Accessories app on Windows 10, press the Start button , type Xbox Accessories or choose it from the list, and then sign in. If the app isn’t installed on your PC, get it in the Microsoft Store.

How to configure your controller

When you open the Xbox Accessories app, scroll over to your controller and select Configure to get started.

Choose New profile, then make your changes. When you’re done, press the B button for your changes to take effect.

If you’re changing an existing profile, choose it from the list, then select Edit. Make your edits and then press the B button for the changes to take effect.

How to reset your controller to default settings

  1. Select your controller in the app and choose Configure.
  2. Choose a profile, then select Edit > Restore to default. This will return your controller to its original factory configuration.

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